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Richard Nisley (richard295) - BPL Premium Member

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About Me My outdoor hobbies include hiking, mountain biking, canoeing, kayaking, snow shoeing, skiing, fishing, and hunting. I enjoy continuously refining my equipment and techniques with the emphasis on less weight and volume.
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Re: Information about fabrics
Nice work by Brian but he is incorrect on page 10 where he says, "There are, however, no extended testing methods or data available for the performance of coated textiles past the point of per...

In On the Web » Information about fabrics
April 26, 9:38pm

Re: Solo across the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Brooks Range, Alaska
Epic adventure combined with GREAT story telling; thank you!

In Editor's Roundtable » Solo across the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Brooks Range, Alaska
April 22, 12:28pm

Re: Uodate Re: Confusing info about Cap 4 vs R1
Hk, I lab tested them both on a guarded hot plate; the Cap 4 = .144 Iclo and the R1 = .290 Iclo. In laymen's terms, the R1 = ~2x the warmth of the Cap 4.

In GEAR » Confusing info about Cap 4 vs R1
April 16, 8:56pm

Re: degradation
Lachlan, 50% is a clo loss plateau for short-staple synthetic insulations and it cannot be recovered. The first 30% occurs quickly and the next 20% a little slower. I have MUCH less lab test ...

In GEAR » Microfleece 100
April 15, 10:33am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Chameece - The 3 Classes of Insulation Generally Have Well Defined Thermal Efficiency Ranges
Brian, You asked, "The Xenon, stuffed, loses more than half it's clo?" Yes. After a 3.5 week backpacking trip in AK, my previously new RAB Xenon tested at a 47% reduced insulati...

In GEAR » Microfleece 100
April 15, 12:03am

Re: Dark Canyon Wilderness
Tim, Great report; thanks for sharing!

In Post-Trip Reports » Dark Canyon Wilderness
April 11, 3:29pm

Resource Allocation of Long-term water usage in California
J Dos, I did a Google search for "ca water use" and then looked at the images. The agriculture % was listed as 77% in the first graphic source. Every following image source provided a ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Sierra Snowpack 2015
March 29, 6:29pm

Re: "Luke's UltraLite Argon CS90 Wind Shell Feedback"
See the following link for my Argon fabric tests: See the following for my Rab Alpine ...

In GEAR » Luke's UltraLite Argon CS90 Wind Shell Feedback
March 28, 8:25am

Question for Eric, Jeffry, & Monte only: My "wind shirt" rant...
Gentleman, Please answer this question: What function(s) do you think a wind shirt, like the 2012 Houdini, provides and what do you currently use to address the function(s) including the weight(...

In Multiple Use Gear » My "wind shirt" rant...
March 24, 1:50am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Andrew Skurka - Core Clothing
Jack, Cubic Feet per Minute which is the imperial measure of air permeability.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Andrew Skurka - Core Clothing
March 23, 5:28pm

All Reader Reviews by Richard Nisley

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Lite my fire firesteel scout firelighter
I went back to the Midwest, this month, for a family reunion and fishing trip. I took my fire steel with me. My two nephews are 10 and 12 and they love to fish. The 12 year old asked me if I would tea...

In Cookware - Other
July 21, 1:37pm

Jetboil Personal Cooking System
My piezo failed after a couple of days. It took one second to fix it by bending down the ignitor rod to make a slightly smaller gap (1/8" smaller). I then used it in Alaska for 1 1/2 months twice a da...

In Stoves - Canister
August 25, 5:17pm